France to give fighter jets to Ukraine - Macron --The French president also reiterated that Kiev can carry out long-range missile strikes on Russian soil | 6 June 2024 | French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France will supply Kiev with Mirage 2000 fighter jets and train Ukrainian pilots on the jets. However, Macron did not specify how many planes would be provided, or when they would arrive. "Tomorrow we will launch a new cooperation and announce the transfer of Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets to Ukraine, made by French manufacturer Dassault, and train their Ukrainian pilots in France," Macron told France's TF1 broadcaster on Thursday. Alongside US-made F-16 fighters, Kiev has long requested Mirage 2000 warplanes.

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